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<p>Geosynthetic materials are broadly adopted in geotechnical, transportation, environmental, and hydraulic engineering, such as roadway and railway stabilization and reinforcement, pavement solutions, retaining wall stabilization and landscape, embankments ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 19, 2014
In this paper, a DEM-based (Digital Elevation Models) geomorphometric approach is presented for detecting potential rockfall sources.
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 1643-1653, 2009
The accuracy of forest stand type maps derived from a Landsat Thematic Mapper (Landsat TM) image of a heterogeneous forest covering rugged terrain is generally low. Therefore, the first objective of this study was to assess whether topographic correction of ...
Reference: Forest Ecology and Management 183 (2003) 31–46
An investigation was undertaken to evaluate the integrity of a geogrid - reinforced steep slope subjected to significant differential settlements and seismic loading. The reinforced soil structure under investigation was constructed in 1987 in order to enhance ...
Reference: Soils and Foundations, Japanese Geotechnical Society, Vol. 41, No. 6, 2001
This technical note presents an extension of earlier analytical methods published in 1995 by Giroud et al. for evaluating the uplift of geomembranes by wind. The extension incorporates: (i) the influence on wind uplift of the slope inclination of an exposed ...
Reference: Geosynthetics International, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1997